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Can a landlord compel a tenant to repair?

Can a landlord compel a tenant to repair?

Pawlowski, Mark ORCID: 0000-0002-5473-5809 (2021) Can a landlord compel a tenant to repair? Landlord and Tenant Review, 25 (3). pp. 111-115. ISSN 1365-8018

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Abstract

The article considers the circumstances in which a landlord can compel its tenants to carry out repairing obligations. It reviews traditional objections to specific performance, including lack of mutuality and a court supervision requirement, the unusual circumstances of Rainbow Estates Ltd v Tokenhold Ltd [1999] Ch 64, the tests it formulated for granting specific performance, and Law Commission proposals to make the remedy more widely available to enforce repairs.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: repair covenants, enforcement, landlord, specific performance, tenant's duties, Law Commission
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Law & Criminology (LAC)
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URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/32746

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